Data Privacy Week is an expanded effort from the annual Data Privacy Day that generates awareness about the importance of privacy, highlights easy ways to protect personal information and reminds organizations that respecting privacy is good for business.

The goal of Data Privacy Week is to help citizens understand that they have the power to manage their data and to help organizations understand why it is important that they respect their users’ data.

This year, Quanterion Solutions is encouraging individuals to learn more about how to manage and protect their valuable online data. Businesses are encouraged to respect customer data and learn about the responsibility they hold for keeping individuals’ personal information safe from unauthorized access and ensuring fair, relevant and legitimate data collection and processing. See below for resources.


Your Digital Footprint: What It Is and How You Can Limit It

Your Digital Footprint

The actions you take online contribute to your digital footprint and may have real-world consequences. Your digital footprint could damage your reputation, may be shared by organizations, and possibly could be obtained by hackers and identity thieves. Learn what a digital footprint is and how you can limit it in this article by Quanterion Solutions.




Protect Your Business from Phishing Attacks

Phishing is the most common cybercrime of 2020, according to the FBI, placing organizations and individuals under an increased threat of stolen or compromised data, assets, identities and systems.

Although the threat landscape has worsened, the fact that businesses remain a target for scammers has not changed. Help your organization protect itself against phishing attacks with these tips. Read more.



Office 365: Worth the Switch for Identity Management?

If you are planning to migrate to Microsoft Office 365, chances are identity management is one of your top concerns as you prepare to move scores of users over into a new platform. Quanterion Solutions analyzed Office 365’s basic identity management features to determine if the cloud subscription is more secure than its on-premise predecessor. Learn more about Office 365 and identity management.




What is Federated Identity Management?

Interested in improving your company’s identity management? If your company is large, you may want to consider federated identity management.

Learn what federated identity management is and how it may be beneficial to your organization.




Respecting Your Customer’s Privacy

Did you know that a study indicates that 62% of business leaders say organizations should improve their data security?

A dedication to protecting customer data starts with an understanding of how consumers view data privacy. Read the Respecting Your Customer’s Privacy infographic to learn more.




The Value of Personal Data

Mining personal data is a gold rush for many companies. But what does it mean for individuals? Read more about the value of personal data and how it applies to you.





Manage Your Privacy Settings

Take a few minutes each day this week to check the privacy and security settings on your accounts and devices. Check out the National Cybersecurity Alliance Manage Your Privacy Settings library to get started.





Online Security Best Practices for Seniors


Did you know older adults are five times more vulnerable to tech support scams than other age groups? Tech support scams use scare tactics to persuade users to purchase an expensive “solution” to a nonexistent problem with a computer.

This Data Privacy Week, educate an older person in avoiding online scams with these best practices from Quanterion Solutions.




Consumer Cyber Safety Pulse Report

Last October, NortonLifeLock’s global research team, Norton Labs, published its third quarterly Consumer Cyber Safety Pulse Report, detailing the top consumer cybersecurity insights and takeaways from July 1 to Sept. 30, 2021. Analyzing data from NortonLifeLock’s threat telemetry, which blocks more than nine million threats on average every day, the report provides a quarterly look at the top privacy, security and identity threats impacting consumers. View the findings from NortonLifeLock’s Consumer Cyber Safety Pulse Report.



How Businesses Can Put Privacy First

According to the Pew Research Center, 79% of U.S. adults report being concerned about the way their data is being used by companies. Respecting consumers’ privacy is a smart strategy for inspiring trust and enhancing reputation and growth in your business. Read on to learn from the National Cybersecurity Alliance how you can put privacy first in your organization.




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